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-military spending in to that bill. the u.s. trade deficit widened by 4.8% in may to $42.3 billion. that's the highest level in 18 months. job openings dropped in may to $3.3 million to $3.2 million. layoffs were up slightly. wall street hot streak continued today. dow gained 146 3/4. s&p 500 added more than 16 1/2. the nasdaq was up 43 2/3. federal judge in new york cleared for trial the first guantanamo bay detainee to be prosecuted in a civilian court. the judge ruled that galahni's five-year detention and two-year interrogation were not grounds for dismissal. the mental image many people have of the guantanamo bay facility is probably pretty grim. national correspondent catherine herridge shows us tonight reality is quite different. >> detainee dumping the dirt is actually gardening. for the 181 detainees remaining at guantanamo bay, the quality of life is apparently improving. playstation, board games, nintendo, there are more ways than ever to pass the time. popular titles in the library include harry potter and "twilight" a series about teen angst and vampires. by contrast, convic
where general david petraeus is warning that things would probably get worse for u.s. troops this summer before they got better has sadly proven graphically true. it's been an awful 24 hours for american forces in the war zone. eight more americans killed in attacks including one especially daring raid by the taliban in the critically important city of kandahar. that's where we are joined tonight by nbc's jim maceda at kandahar air base. jim, good evening. >> reporter: brian, today was a terrible taste of what is expected to be a bloody summer here in southern afghanistan as u.s. and coalition forces increase the tempo of their operations trying to push the taliban out of their heartland. today, eight more u.s. troops were killed and we saw the whole array of the taliban arsenal. they used suicide car bombers. they used roadside bombs. they even went toe to toe with u.s. forces in a gun battle. in kandahar city and overnight in a compound that housed u.s. troops and the most elite afghan police. this was an attack on the heart of the surge, but, brian, that surge has barely begun. about
. this will not stand. >> all six officers indicted today have now officially surrendered to federal authorities. the u.s. attorney in new orleans considers them all to be flight risks and is pushing to have them all detained i.e. jailed before their trial. this is huge news for new orleans. this is huge news for the nation still not yet come to terms with the aftermath of what really happened after hurricane pecial katrina. we will keep you posted as this story develops. hi, ellen! hi, ellen! hi, ellen! hi, ellen! we're going on a field trip to china! wow. [ chuckles ] when i was a kid, we -- we would just go to the -- the farm. [ cow moos ] [ laughter ] no, seriously, where are you guys going? ni hao! ni hao! ni hao! ni hao! ni hao! ni hao! ni hao! ni hao! ni hao! ni hao! ni hao! ni hao! [ female announcer ] the new classroom. see it. live it. share it. on the human network. cisco. >>> if there were an award for the hardest job in u.s. government richard holbrooke would be in the running just about every time. he right now is t
surrendered to federal authorities. the u.s. attorney in new orleans considers them all to be flight risks and is pushing to have them all detained i.e. jailed before their trial. this is huge news for new orleans. this is huge news for the nation still not yet come to terms with the aftermath of what really happened after hurricane katrina. we will keep you posted as this story develops. well, look who's here. it's ellen. hey, mayor white. how you doing? great. come on in. would you like to see our new police department? yeah, all right. this way. and here it is. completely networked. so, anything happening, suz? she's all good. oh, my gosh. is that my car? [ whirring ] [ female announcer ] the new community. see it. live it. share it. on the human network. cisco. >>> if there were an award for the hardest job in u.s. government richard holbrooke would be in the running just about every time. he right now is the country's special representative for afghanistan and pakistan. he is the subject of the interview tonight. that's coming up. stay with us. it can happen anytime. an everyday momen
's been a deadly 24 hours for u.s. forces in afghanistan. eight americans were killed in separate attacks. >> ifill: and i'm gwen ifill. on the "newshour" tonight, this month's u.s. death toll stands at 33 so far on track to top last month's record of 60. we have the latest on the violence, the dangers and the difficulties on the frontlines. >> lehrer: then, we assess the risks and benefits of the diabetes drug, avandia. >> ifill: we have another report from haiti-- six months after the earthquake. tonight, ray suarez looks at the road ahead for the many amputees. >> thousands of haitians lost limbs in january's earthquake. international charities are bringing pros thesees, mobility and hope. >> lehrer: and margaret warner updates the charges against six new orleans police officers in the killing and cover-up of unarmed citizens after hurricane katrina. >> what appears to me is that the officers based upon the admitted statements immediately decided to not tell the truth. that's just disgusting. >> lehrer: that's all ahead on tonight's "newshour." major funding for the pbs newshour has be
there has been, and continued to be some layoffs of our u.s.-based crews. >> susie: certainly there have been some economic consequences here. it seems like the latest moratorium is focusing more on the safety aspects. let's look at what ken salazar said about this yesterday. he said "i remain open to modifying the new deepwater drilling suspension. but industry must raise the bar on its practices, on deepwater safety, and the oil spill response." so has your company made any changes in its safety procedures to deal with these kind of situations? >> well, yes, we have. almost immediately we began reviewing the procedures that we had in place. we don't have a full accounting yet of what happened on the horizon, but from events and data that has been released, we were able to concentrate on key areas and make sure that we had adequate procedures, adequate training of pena people in those areas. additionally, the industry began several studies and made recommendations to secretary salazar on immediate steps that could be made to improve safety. i think most of those are in place already. pr
24 hours of questions, the u.s. government orders bp to press on with the key pressure test on it it's blown out well in the gulf of mexico. world cup fever gives way to budget bliss. the prime minister spain warned of tough times ahead. -- world cup fever gives way to budget blues. and the iranian nuclear scientist who surfaced in washington is on his way home. welcome -- welcome to "bbc world news," broadcast to our viewers on pbs in america, also around the globe. my name is mike embley. coming up later for you -- a guided tour around the disputed land. our correspondent gets are rare glimpse inside tibet. the chinese government is never far away. in this special report from the tropical mountain forests of kenya and the fight to protect this east african paradise. hello to you. the u.s. government has ordered bp to proceed with a key pressure test on its blown out well in the gulf of mexico. the point is to establish whether they should press ahead and sealed the well completely. officials held the work up for 24 hours until bp could answer the question if this could do more harm
the earthquake. shortly after the earthquake the u.s. government announced they were going to grant temporary protected status. they're talking about giving haitians who have not been applying for it and the numbers the u.s. would have liked -- going back to your larger question. one thing i have noticed is there is more compassion on the part of the u.s. government toward haiti. and toward the policy that the u.s. is 6000. a lot of haitians will tell you if it meant a lot when president obama said we will be there for as long as it takes and will do whatever it takes to get haiti on its feet again. haitians are looking at that to say, we will take you at your word. let's see how we can work together to build a haiti that is much better than the one in existence on january 11. tavis: me it took the loss of hundreds of thousands of lives tuesday that u.s. compassion come to bear. what is your sense of how the haitian people are feeling about this situation? tell me what your senses. >> one of the things that i say about the haitian people as i have been there four times since the earthquake, i
control. the flames from the ship eliminate the work. the dawn breaks. the captain of the u.s. coast guard ship resolute explained just how much effort is going into the battle against the oil. >> they are working around the clock, trying to respond to the largest oil spill in u.s. history. >> this will not be the easiest of days. the test on the cap that's bp has put on the leaking well have been delayed. i went to visit where the deepwater horizon rig exploded, with the loss of 11 lives. the scene is one of controlled chaos. 65 vessels were involved in the effort to capture the oil. two are digging the relief well. others are diverting the oil. everyone's hopes are resting on a gigantic cap. can it stop the spill that has flowed relentlessly into the gulf for almost three months? wreaking havoc with the economy and the environment. now be nerve wracking part. watching and waiting, to see if bp's latest attempt to stop the oil will be successful. bbc news, in the gulf of mexico. >> an man arrested for the times square bomb plot in new york has appeared on a television video. in the video,
the influence. they discovered he was carrying three fake u.s. 100 dollar bills. the second suspect of manassas was arrested on june 3. according to police, he had 59 counterfeit 100 dollar bills that were smuggled from peru in his son's backpack. ronald vitro is being held without bond. >>> an arrest warrant has been issued for a driver who allegedly sexually assaulted a metro access passenger. the driver works for a regency cab company which provides metro access service. we spoke with the general manager of regency cab last night. >> he looked like good man. he has a family with two kids. all of us were shocked because he worked very hard. he have a good record. he have no complaints. >> we've been told that the driver passed a background check and has no criminal history. >>> we're turning our attention now to iraq. further evidence of the changing role of the american troops there. a top iraqi official says that the united states has turned over 55 members of saddam hussein's former regime. the former international face of the regime was among the detainees. u.s. authorities will leave the
believe it or not over the next 24 hours. jon: back here in the u.s., a tornado watch in effect in the upper midwest. the national weather service saying parts of minnesota and north dakota could be in the path of some very dangerous storms. rick reichmuth in the fox extreme weather center for us now. >> reporter: watching this line of storms really develop this morning, moving across, as you said, minnesota into wisconsin, we have a moderate risk of severe weather but this line right there, as it continues to move very quickly through the area, will see that of that severe weather, the tornado watch in effect until 4:00 p.m. and we'll see more weather again as the day heats up again behind this storm. here's a look at where that severe threat is, you can see this red area is the bull's eye, the yellow area, a slight risk, that extends towards the panhandle of oklahoma, in towards texas. but that moderate risk area is likely where we could see any of the tornadoes today. certainly very significant wind damage at times. the other story that we're dealing with across the country a
up in the next few days. >> a resident sex offender was on the loose after u.s. mistakenly set free in baltimore county. -- after he was mistakenly set free in baltimore county. there was a mistake made with his transfer paperwork. he was released. he is being held downow and his case will move ahead with prosecution. >> 29-year-old devaughn anderson was taken into custody over the weekend after a search and seizure warrant was executed and a home in east baltimore. police recovered numerous laptop computers, printers, varies gaming systems and a need your help to find other victims who have had such items stolen. >> we are in the early stages of this investigation. these investigations are time consuming and fairly tedious. we will be working at this one for a while. >> the suspect is now charged with burglary. the fuad information, you are urged to call 410-396-3423. >> tonight, we have learned that the city is about to turn up the heat on one of baltimore's waterfront communities. there has been a long-running dispute over the waterfront, no promenade. grex the city argues that e
for now, the big telethon, individuals in the u.s. meanwhile have pledged around $1.3 billion. you see the numbers, how much has been pledged and actually how much has been handed over and delivered there. a lot of aid has made it to haiti but 1.5 million people still homeless. some of the people in need the most or in need of most are falling through the cracks. that's the case at one orphanage it was visited by our dr. sanjay gupta. ♪ >> reporter: it is so striking in orphanages, smiles amid squalor. 350,000 orphans in haiti. best guess. many, like this little guy, don't even have a name. don't know how old he is. he's an orphan in this orphanage. among lots of other children. 40 to 50 at any given time. that's how many kids are taken care of. let me show you something else as well. look at this particular building. you just look at the floor over here. that's where they sleep. there are no bedrooms. find a place and sleep for the night. this is the kitchen. for all those children. this pot of beans is their food for the entire day. simply not enough. you take a look. they have to
cases of autism and what are autm's early warning signs? we'll ask u.s. congressman, chris smith, co-chairman of the congressional coalition for autism research and education and lee glues man, president and ceo of the autism society of america. if. for such a small if i live to a hundred. if social security isn't enough. if my heart gets broken. if she says yes. we believe if should never hold you back. if should be managed with a plan that builds on what you already have. together we can create a personal safety net, a launching pad, for all those brilliant ifs in the middle of life. you can call on our expertise and get guarantees for the if in life. after all, we're metlife. >>> chairman smith and lee grossman, welcome. >> thank you. >> what are the early warning signs of an autistic child? lee grows man? >> there is numerous early warning signs. primarily one of the things a parent will first notice is the child doesn't seem to be responding to them. there will be lck of eye contact. they may have some speech developing as an infant and lose it as they grow older. it doesn't see
from the pentagon. mick, such a fascinating story. iran claimed this scientist was abducted. the u.s. says that isn't what happened. what's going on here? >> savannahs, even in the an nals of spydom this sister roy is somewhat bizarre. this iranian nuclear scientist, shar ran amiri disappeared with a year ago. he turned up here in the u.s. where he reportedly shared some of the secrets of iran's nuclear weapons program with u.s. government officials. iran claimed as you said that amiri had actually been kidnapped and tortured by the cia. but even as late as yesterday, secretary of state hillary clinton denied that saying amir riff here of his own free will and could leave at any time. all that played out as amiri showed up at the iranian intersection here in washington earlier this week saying he wanted to return to iran and as far as we know, he is on his way this morning. what makes this case strange is over the course of the past several months, amiri released three videos, one saying he was kidnapped and tortured, the second saying he was attending graduate school voluntarily in
the u.s. government thinks the group launched a successful attack outside somalia. the group of now has the ability to strike u.s. targets. the sex of homeland security put congress in may and were warned there was a significant risk of a trying during the matches. so to suggest there were no warnings whatsoever really is not accurate. >> shepard: all right. cathrine herridge in washington. good to see you. thank you. >> he was a member of iran's elite revolutionary guard but he worked for the c.i.a. today he's sharing his story with the "fox report"'s jonathan hunt. a double agent in his own words. as "studio b" continues in just 90 seconds. ifs are ♪ my sunglasses. ♪ people say i'm forgetf. maybe that's why we go to so many memorable places. love the road you're on. the subaru outback. motor trend's 2010 sport/utility of the year. after claiming he worked for years as a double agent for the c.i.a. he grew up in iran and claims he grew suspicion of the regime and then on a trip to the united states he got in touch with american intelligence. what followed, a life of danger under co
deek -- gone dikay. >>> the team dubbed the barefoot bandit makes his first appearance in a u.s. courtroom today. colton harris-moore was extradited to the u.s. from the bahamas. he is charged with committing a two-year string of break-ins and theft. >>> harris-moore, arriving in miami. back in u.s. soil for the first time in nine days. awaiting his next court hearing. as the 19-year-old faces charges for a two-year crime spree that spanned at least nine states and canada. accused of burglarizing at least 100 homes. and stealing five planes. >> i absolutely expect him to spend time behind bars. these are serious times, especially stealing planes and crashing planes. that is not taken lightly in the united states. >> reporter: on tuesday afternoon, bound in shackles, but with shoes this time, the barefoot bandit was led away from a bahamian court. after only being charged with and pleading guilty to illegal entry. he paid a $300 fine which was picked up by the u.s. embassy. >> well, we tried to get this. >> reporter: this, despite a gun-carrying crime wave in paradise, that alleg
the west. >>> and american soil. the barefoot bandit arrives in the u.s. overnight. we'll talk with the lawyer who met with him face-to-face. >>> and baseball says good-bye to the boss, yankees owner, george steinbrenner. for one night, at least, there is crying in baseball. >>> good morning, everyone. and it was a touching tribute last night at the all-star game for, make no doubt about it, he was the boss. >> sure was. and derek jeter said, he wasn't only the boss. george steinbrenner was a friend, as well. >> he mellowed in his latter years, which was nice to see. >>> day 86 of the oil spill. the new cap was put in place over the well that's been leaking since april. but overnight, a snag. admiral thad allen announced a delay in beginning crucial tests to determine if this cap will withstand the pressure and finally stop the oil pouring into the gulf. you're there on the launch pad. five, four, three. >> but officials are optimistic. it's a big day. we've been dealing with so much down in the gulf for so long. five years after hurricane katrina, the fallout continues now. th
street drugs like meth, crack, heroin. the u.s. drug enforcement administration is having a difficult time getting a grasp on the pill trade, so they start from the bottom, hoping to bust individuals and lead to corrupt doctors and pharmacies. >> we hope to pull them out of the market and do the buy-outside. >> reporter: where are we going to ride? in the back? >> the issue is in the mind of many prescription drugs is not as bad and it's not as dangerous, and in reality, it really is. >> the lexington market. >> we drove past it. >> we will park right around there. you can see the agents there on the corner with their jarkts on. >> they're taking them down, if you guys want to hop out here. >> reporter: you guys just busted how many people? >> i think it was two. >> reporter: two people. what we they selling youy they were selling an opiate blocker and it's hard to abuse, so anyone buying it and selling it is trying to fight the pain of withdrawal but even these pills have become a valuable commodity like an atm in a bottle. these prescription and pills are meant for someone with a pr
are looking at the u.s. coast e coast guard "resolute." that was our ride out here. it took us overnight from pensacola. now we arrived at our destination behind us here is the very spot where the deepwater horizon rig caught fire, sank to the bottom of the ocean and started that huge environmental and economic disaster. and this is a critical time. one mile beneath my feet testing is under way that could lead to capping the well. these images of the oil spewing into the gulf may soon be just a bad memory. but you wouldn't know it by what you see on the surface. quick observations of what we see out here. it looks like a small city of vessels. about 10, 20 large ships out there, two of them clearly producing oil. pumping it up from below. that's where we see the large flames erupting after they burn off the natural gas that comes up. i asked our coast guard escort to go in for a closer look. i wanted to see if there was anything going on that might show this catastrophe is turning a corner. this is as close as we could go. we are a mile away. why can't we get any closer? >> safety is paramoun
believe it, the only major problem facing bp today. a group of u.s. senators want to know if the oil giant made a despicable deal. that the lockerbie bomber was set free so bp could profit from drilling off the libyan coasts. the senators from new york and new jersey are demanding an investigation into bp's dealings with libya. this is the question. was there some sort of deal, quid pro quo? bp signed a $900 million exploration agreement with libya in the same month that britain and libya inked a memorandum of understanding that paved the way for the convicted bomber's release from a scottish prison. at the same time, bp said it told british officials to quickly seal the prisoner transfer agreement with libya, but did not mention him by name. >> if bp is found to have gained access to libyan oil reserves by using a mass murderer as a bargaining chip, then make no mistake, any money it makes off of that oil is blood money, pure and simple. >> this man's brother's tom was killed when the plane was blown out of the sky in 1988. what was your reaction? >> it's been 21 years. i thought i have s
census 2010 printing done in the u.s. and that's substantially altered. the hat that i usually have with me, i don't have it tonight, same thing, the hat is made in china, but the fact that -- ms. wasserman schultz: if the gentleman would yield for another question. so, essentially the screen precipitationing that was done onto the item, they designed that as substantially altering the actual piece and so it's exempted from -- mr. schauer: it satisfies the by american provision. then there are also -- i met with commerce secretary gary locke about this and by the way i've been appointed to the president's export council and i plan to work on these american jobs issues, is if there are certain orders that have to be done quickly, that there's a loophole. so, you know -- ms. wasserman schultz: can i ask you another question? mr. schauer: yes. ms. wasserman schultz: because, it's not like we don't know that we do the census err 10 years. and that -- every 10 years. and that we are going to need promotional materials to promote the census. mr. schauer: exactly. ms. wasserman schultz: so
by wpbt >> susie: good evening, everyone. it could take as much as five to six years for the u.s. economy to fully recover. tom, that's the federal reserve's revised forecast for the economy, released today along with the minutes of its june meeting. >> tom: and susie, the fed is also painting a weaker picture for this year. policymakers predict the gross domestic product will grow between 3% and 3.5% in 2010. in april, policymakers were more optimistic, expecting growth of as much as 3.7%. >> susie: tom, the fed blamed "economic developments abroad" for the change in its economic outlook, but economist anthony chan worries the central bank's growth projections are still off. >> i think an argument could be made that when you look at the growth band that the federal reserve has, that it's still fairly optimistic. a 3% number on the low side is still pretty high. i think that if there is a surprise, it could still be to the downside of that 3% number. >> susie: now, no signs of growth today from the retail sector. june sales at the nation's retailers fell 0.5%, much weaker than economists
of how he disappeared and it arrived in the u.s.. in the first of three videos he said he was kidnapped. in the second he said he was living freely in arizona. it has led to speculation that he could have information about the iranian nuclear the u.s. was keen to get its hands on. the americans have refused to say whether or not he provided them with any such information. hillary clinton said that there was nothing to stop him from returning to iran. >> he is free of go, free to come. >> iranians have spoken of the effective cooperation coming from the pakistani embassy. shahram amiri said that he would tell the media the details of his ordeal when he reaches home. >> in a few minutes we will be finding out what kind of reception he is likely to get in tehran. with news of the ship headed towards gaza and the rest of the day's headlines, we go over to peter. >> six weeks after failing to get a flotilla to gaza, a libyan charity as the destination of the port of gaza. with the latest, here is our gaza correspondent. >> the amnesty set sail on saturday from greece. " israel is insisting t
-gallons of oil has spewed into the gulf. >> the barefoot bandit is back on u.s. soil. he was deported after pleading guilty to a minor efence, illegal entry into the country. that charge carries a $300 fine and deportation. the 19-year-old has been on the run for two years. he faces multiple burglary and theft charges in several u.s. cities. >>> four new orleans police officers have officially been accused of shooting and killing two unarmed people days after hurricane katrina in 2005. five former cops have pleaded guilty to helping covering up the shootings on the bridge. >> one local community is no longer on top when it comes to business. >>> wall street looks forward to the possibility of yet another winning day. 4:39 is our time, you are watching "9 newses" now. >>> right now -- an earlier manhole fire. >>> it is time for the first living smart story of the morning. >>> later today, wall street could be saying thank you to intel. after the bell, the chip maker turned in quarterly sales and that has sent markets higher around the world. checking where our market starts this morning, the
of june, more than 100 nato troops were killed, the bloodiest month of the war. >>> in iraq, the u.s. has harnded over to the iraqis, the famous face of. tariq aziz, an important member of the inner circle is now in the hands of his own people. iraqi authorities will have to decide how to pursue justice against him. tomorrow the u.s. pulls out of the camp crosser, the last american-run detention facility in iraq. >>> make concern over the cap that was supposed to stop the leaking oil completely. not only have important tests been pushed back, but for now bp has also stopped drilling those relief wells, oil is still gushing freely. the hope was to slowly close the valves. if it's done too quickly it could backfire and the pressure could force leaks somewhere else. some experts say, you could see another oil explosion. mara schiavocampa is in venice, louisiana. why the delays? why are they pushing back things like the valve tests and relief wells? >> reporter: the reason that bp is giving is that they need to conduct further analysis, so they need to collect more information, but it does ra
about his days on the run. >>> and just this week, she said president obama was turning the u.s. into a "nation of slaves." new polls show congresswoman michele bachmann is in a tight race to keep her seat in congress and now some of her staffers are calling it quits. is the tea party darling in trouble? >>> we begin, of course, on day 86 of this gulf oil disaster. major new developments and placed on that gushing well are on hold as we speak and bp says it has stopped drilling the relief wells as a precaution. meantime, oil continues, as you see there, to gush freely into the gulf after the oil containment cap was removed saturday. there this comes after bp and government officials promise those key pressure tests on the new cap would begin yesterday. now, bp says its team of scientists, industry experts and government officials will meet at a mid-day conference today to decide the path forward. nbc mara joins us from venice, louisiana. mara, put this in perspective. this delay here. is this a sign of a problem or are they just being precautious here? >> well, tamron, it certai
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are charged in aiding in the cover-up. >>> an iranian nuclear scientist who defected to the u.s. is apparently on his way back home this morning. shahram amiri said he can explain everything that's happened to him over the past 14 months. amiri once said he was kidnapped by the cia and then retracted that claim. >>> the so-called barefoot bandit is back in the u.s. colton harris-moore arrived in miami to face prosecution for what authorities say was a two-year string of thefts and break-ins in the u.s. he was captured in the bahamas yesterday and he'll be taken to seattle where he was indicted. >>> three more american troops have been killed in afghanistan. a car bomb slammed into the entrance of police headquarters in kandahar and attackers followed, firing machine guns, rocket-propelled grenades. five after gans were also killed in that attack. >>> on the "cbs moneywatch," markets in asia are up sharply this morning. ashley morrison is in new york with the latest on that. good morning. >> good morning. a huge day in asia. japan's nikkei hit a three-week high, jumping more than 2.5%. hong kon
to be devalued. and you're talking about a double-dip recession in the u.s.? absolutely, and in europe, for that matter. where you are looking at a situation of the first wave deflationary hitting the market, as opposed to inflation. from there, you have the amount of liquidity or another stimulus, or multiple stimulus rounds that will have to come into the market. at that point, you'll see the market move back onto a longer turn up trend. we actually would of been better off with sustainability if we had pulled all the way back to the 200 day this particular wave. and we might still, but i tend to think that you're going to see this market just grind higher. will make new highs before the end of this year, go into probably the 1380-1440 range as the next target for next year. ok, a market that simply grind higher, that is so difficult to trade. so what is your strategy, short- term and long term? short term, if you're not in gold, as get some. get some percentage of your assets into gold. then look for either very auspicious new highs to go with, or for the ultimate break that everybo
is expressly prohibited by the u.s. house of representatives.] the speaker pro tempore: on this vote the yeas are 232. the speaker pro tempore: on this vote the yeas are 232. the nays are 184. the previous question is ordered. the question is on adoption of the resolution. all those in favor say aye. those opposed, no. in the opinion of the chair, the -- ms. foxx: on that could we have a recorded vote? the speaker pro tempore: a recorded vote is requested. those favoring a recorded vote will rise. a sufficient number having arisen, a recorded vote is ordered. members will record their votes by electronic device. this will be a five-minute vote. [captioning made possible by the national captioning institute, inc., in cooperation with the united states house of representatives. any use of the closed-captioned coverage of the house proceedings for political or commercial purposes is expressly prohibited by the u.s. house of representatives.] the speaker pro tempore: on this vote, the yeas are 235. the speaker pro tempore: on this vote, the yeas are 238, the nays are 180. theres. solution adopted
're looking at the u.s. coast guard cutter "resolute." that ship was our ride out here. it took us overnight coming from pensacola. but now we've arrived at our destination behind us here is the very spot where the deepwater horizon rig caught fire, sank to the bottom of the ocean and started that huge environmental and economic disaster. and this is a critical time. one mile beneath my feet, testing is under way that could lead to capping the well. these images of the oil spewing into the gulf may soon be just a bad memory. but you wouldn't know it by what you see on the surface. just some quick observations of what we see out here, it looks like a small city of vessels, about 10 or 20 large ships out there, two of them clearly producing oil, pumping it up from below. that's where we see the large flames erupting as they burn off the natural gas that comes up. i asked our coast guard escort to go in for a closer look. i wanted to see if there was anything going on that might show this catastrophe is turning a corner. but this was as close as we could go. we're about a mile away right now. w
bandit is back in the u.s.. he's arriving in miami the 19 year- old appeared in court today and told a judge that he needs more time to confirm that he has an attorney. he needs to talk to his mother may have hired one. the teenagers suspected in about 70 burglaries and pass in eight states and british columbia purity been on the run from the law for nearly two years and was arrested this weekend in the bahamas. >> look it cited traffic this is the golden gate bridge and you concede that it's very sluggish coming into the city on the left side of your screen into san francisco. " a back up there and moving slow on the right heading north bound at the marin. we'll be right back. signal. airborne. beautiful. and strong. there to ensure the most powerful transmitter is you. rule the air.
.c. this evening. what are u.s. officials saying about what appears to be a new terror threat? >> well, shep, f.b.i. and homeland security officials are concerned that the group now has the ability to strike u.s. targets. secretary janet napolitano put it this way. >> theirsre is a common recognin this is a new face for them in terms of expanding their geographic reach unfortunately. >> until now, the group was seen as a regional player in somalia trying to establish an islamic government there and not an international terrorist group. >> president obama spoke out on these attacks in a pretty strong way. >> he did and an interview with south african television, the president not only used the term rad cical islam but says the al-qaida affiliate exploits african blacks. they do not regard african life valuable in and of itself but see it as potential place to carry out battles that kill innocence without regard to long term consequences. it's worth noting a senior administration official elaborated on the president's comments by saying al-qaida is a racist organization because it specifically t
deadly day in afghanistan for u.s. troops. coming up, the latest on attacks that left eight americans dead in a 24-hour period. plus, first delays on testing a new oil well cap are announced. now, word there will be delays on drilling a relief well. we will run down the new information from the gulf. name your price. a rare stephen strasburg >>> today, five more american troops are dead from attacks in afghanistan. nato says four of the troops were killed by a roadside bomb while another died from wounds in a gun battle. the total of eight killed south of the country dominated by the taliban. they have stepped up security in that area. >>> it looks like a top official won't have to answer to congress about the mismanagement at arlington national cemetery. deputy secretary they are monday higgen bottom has retired. he has made his retirement retroactive to july 2nd, that's the same way they found out congress wanted to interview him about botched contracts. he had been on administrative leave since last month. his supervisor was reprimanded and also retired. >>> you can see oil is stil
, the retired u.s. coast guard, national incident commander. he is going to update us right now on what is going on and when you see the live pictures of that cap you can still see the oil spewing from the top of that well. it's going full speed ahead. the goal is to start closing some of those valves at the top of the new cap but to do it in a way that won't cause further problems. let's listen to thad allen. >> thanks for coming here to the airport. i returned a short while ago from a visit out to the well site with secretary salazar, secretary of interior. we were on the helix producer 1 which is a production platform we have brought on to be able to increase our production. this is the first time a floating production unit has been employed in the gulf coast. it was a pretty significant event. we had a chance to talk to the crew and get a brief on operations and that was very helpful moving forward. out on site today in and around the well site we had 44 skimmers, 20 of them actually within 15 nautical miles of the source. there continues to be a robust response to the oil being released whi
" returns to u.s. soil to face a slew of choices. >>> belfast burning. why it's disrupting the country's annual marching season. captions paid for by nbc-universal television >>> hello and good morning to you. i'm veronica de la cruz. today we begin with under pressure. questions are surrounding bp this morning after abrupt decision to stop testing o on a supposed new and improved containment cap. they announced they needed time for, quote, additional analysis before moving forward to capture most if not all of the oil spewing from the broken well. nbc's kristen dahlgren joins us live now from venice, louisiana. good morning, kristen. >> reporter: good morning, veronica. remember the tests were so imminent. we waited all day for the flow of oil to stop. and just late yesterday, the key statement that the key tests would have to be pushed back. this is not what so many hoped to see this morning, dark clouds of oil still gushing from the leaking well and a murky explanation of why. in a written statement late tuesday, incident commander thad allen said after looking at their research, in
in the race for u.s. senate in marylaad shows it isn't shappng up to be close at ú%l. %-time incumbent democratic long senator barbara mikuuski leads her challenger 58 to 33%. 2% prefer on candidates and 7% say they're undeccded. he is one of the republicans trying to win the nomination for the u.s. senatt. >>> governor martino o'malley leads robert ehrlich 45 to 42%. with the margin of error of morú than 2% they areeessentiilly tted. in a reeent raamussen poll there's a bit of a different story. that poll shows ehrlich leading o'malley bb 1 percentage poont. p>> stay with us for the latest on the election year. go to and click on the 2010 vote in the news features section. >>> that s how developers are look at plans for a new resident park neer harbor east. it woull be built on a acre parcel. and familiis came to the idea -ecause neighborhoods esseciall3 in the downtown aaeaaare densely built with no arge backyards so this could give almost a subyou suburban family ark field for the families wwo live there. >> the park is going to feature a lot ffopen space and a
the republican u.s. senate candidate rand paul is at it again. in kentucky, an actual state, paul said america is enormously off more than the rest of the world. he cited an old russian propaganda film with four yanks with color tv. while the flick was meant to demonize capitalism, it backfired when they saw the tv. he said, quote, it doesn't mean we can't do better, but we have to be proud of capitalism. now, some aring knowing him saying his comments reflect a dogmatic surprise and government. to me that sounds like a compliment. the richest person in a third world country would trade that for the lowest running on the american ladder. i will go on to say the poor in the u.s. when viewed by the rest of the world are not poor at all. the poverty level for the u.s. looks like something to shoot for. according to the most recent data, there is 250 million tv's in america, two per household not including laptops, dvd players or in bill's case, homemade puppet diaramas. if you hate an neck dough tall evidence, you will hate what i say next. i watch "cops." every house has shag carpeting and an ov
the u.s. secret service that helped trace the money. a search warrant on a home in manassas turned up $5,900 in fake bills. a man at the home was arrested. investigators believe the money was brought to the u.s. from peru. >>> a new fox 5 franchise asking the question is the world broke. evidence of a tough job market, federal jobs fair at the national building museum is bringing out thousands of people. these aren't positions for high- level government careers. wisdom martin is live outside the job fair'. >> reporter: this is the largest ever job fair put on by the partnership for public service. we are talking about hundreds looking for jobs, meeting with more than 80 federal agencies -- actually thousands of people here that you can see. it's packed in this building. it has been that way the past couple of hours. their target are the people in college, recently graduated or in grad school. the government wants to fill more than 50,000 entry level jobs over the next 12 months along with 60,000 paid internships. those are available in just about every interest and skill in the 50 states
was planning to attack the u.s. he says he hopes the revention strike against america for the afghan war will touch the hearts of muslims. last month shahzad pleaded guilty to the reported car bombing on may 1. >>> the back and forth on what to call ideology that inspires terrorists such as osama bin laden is getting more complicated. correspondent catherine herridge is here to tell us, because the man who sets the rules for the administration may have changed them. good evening. >> even though in recent months top officials in the white house discouraged the words as jihadists, terrorism and extremists, in interview with television he used the language when he discussed the group claiming responsibility for the bombing. what you have seen in terms of radical islam is an approach that says any effort to modernize and effort to provide basic human rights or efforts to democratize are somehow anti-islam. i think that is absolutely wrong. i think the vast majority people of the islamic faith reject that. i think the people of africa reject it. after the failed bombing, the president counter
be allowed to wear veils. so it seems the u.s.a. is a lot more tolerant than france. with us now, the aforementioned laura ingraham. now, what do you think? are you moving to france? >> well, bill, first i asked your producers they said i could not wear a full burka. i want to wear the full burka with the netting, the taliban, the scary burka. i think american muslims for the most part. not all but for the most part have done a much better job in asimulating in american society. americans don't have that same oh my god we are on the edge here. i think in europe it's very different. part of the fault of that is the europeans and part of the fault of that is making sure people embrace european culture and bringing them into the fold. what i think we should see in that video you see it right now. this is not a religion discuss statement, bill, this is a statement of subjugation. >> bill: for the western eye it. >> no. it is a symbol of subjugation. when i spent time in africa. >> bill: let me challenge you on that. there was a case a few years ago and you might remember it where the
. eight u.s. troops were kill in the southern city of kandahar. three were killed in a coordinated car bomb and small arms attack in the headquarters of an elite police unit. here's jim maceda. >> reporter: certainly had all the hallmark of the taliban attacks. it took place late at 95th night under cover. darkness. first a suicide car bomber entered the gate, blew himself up and the gate. then taliban gunmen charged the compound firing ak-47s and rocket propelled grenades inside. not just ordinary afghan police this time. these were elite, what they call the civil order police bx 600 of them. highly trained had just arrived in kandahar city. part of this summer offensive to push the taliban out of the city. in the ensuing gun battle, the taliban fighters were driven back but it is reported now that three u.s. troops were killed in the gun fight. these kinds of attack are only likely to increase over the summer. kandahar is the spiritual birth place and key operational hub for the taliban. they won't give up control of can hard easily. i'm jim maceda. >>> coming up, an exclusive look o
of the 1989 lockerbie bombing. today, four u.s. senators called on the british government to investigate claims the firm pushed for abdelbaset al-megrahi's release last year al in exchain for an oil exploration deal in libya worth more than $1 billion. >> it's almost too disgusting to fathom. >> reporter: tonight, a bp spokesman told abc news the company did express concern to the british government about quote slow progress on a prison er transfer agreement with libya, aware this could have a negative impact on bp's exploration agreement. however, bp says it never mentioned megrahi specifically and was not involved in any discussions about his release. 26 libyans were in british prisons at the time of the agreement, though it was megrahi who libya wanted free. for relatives of victims of the lockerbie bombing, the allegation sparked immediate outrage. >> i find it absolutely shocking and horrifying that this could absolutely upturn an entire justice system. >> reporter: the british government in power at the time of the bp deal has alternated between insisting it was motivated pure ly b
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